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Art Exhibit: Might (Writing and Stitching)

Jill Magi, senior lecturer in the Writing Program at NYU Abu Dhabi, is an artist, critic and educator who works in text, image, and textile. Magi’s exhibition, Might (Writing and Stitching), reflects the artist’s liaisons between text and textile.

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Warehouse421 Abu Dhabi hosts Jill Magi’s ‘The Weft in Pencil’ show
Jill Magi’s solo exhibition “The Weft in Pencil”, is part of Warehouse421 Artist Development Exhibition Program and in partnership with The Institute for Emerging Art.
Gulf Today | June 26, 2022

'True Poems Flee—': A Refugee Poetics or Poetry as Permanently Temporary
Jill Magi writes, "When I look back on my childhood and the people my immigrant father befriended and invited home for dinner after church, I note that many of them were also immigrants."
Poetry Foundation | April 12, 2019 

US expat takes Bedouin weaving to New York
ABU DHABI: American expat Jill Magi, a faculty member of New York University of Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), will be showcasing the traditional art of Bedouin weaving in her home country on Friday. Jill Magi will hold workshop on UAE local tradition in her home country.
Gulf News | March 30, 2017